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Tue May 27, 2014

May 27, 2014: ProPublica Investigation Reveals Possible Medicare Fraud In Florida

Today on WLRN-Miami Herald News, you heard:

6:31 Florida is among the most dangerous places for cyclists. Florida has one of the lowest rates of volunteerism. And a Miami apartment complex faces a lawsuit for housing discrimination.
5:30 WLRN explores the not-so-secret secret to the Miami Heat's success.

5:04 A watchdog group asks Gov. Rick Scott to veto $120 million from the record-high $77 billion budget.
4:30 Theatre and other arts groups are anticipating a big boost in funding when the next state budget goes into effect in July. The only thing that could stop the funding is the governor's veto pen.

4:04 As Colombia's presidential election continues, the country's peace-process hangs in the balance.

1:04 A new study finds that Florida is one of the most dangerous states for cyclists. South Florida officials urge residents to prepare for hurricane season beginning June 1. And a Memorial Day weekend event aims to help homeless veterans.
10:04 Stand-down is a military term used when units are taken off the front lines and are able to relax. And it is also the name for this past Memorial Day weekend´s event where more than 200 homeless veterans received help. Veterans from Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe County were given housing, medical services and other benefits many people take for granted.
9:34 WLRN explores the not-so-secret secret to the Miami Heat's success.
9:04 A study finds that South Florida maybe can't blame the rest of the world for saltwater seeping into the groundwater, also called saltwater intrusion.

8:34 Theater and other arts groups are anticipating a big boost in funding when the next state budget goes into effect in July. The only thing that could stop the funding is the governor's veto pen.
8:04 A ProPublica investigation earlier this month revealed unusual Medicare billing patterns among a number of Florida healthcare providers. According to the U.S. attorney, unusual billing patterns are a red flag for fraud.
7:34 WLRN explores the not-so-secret secret to the Miami Heat's success.

7:04 A group of businessmen and former high-ranking U.S. officials is asking President Obama to relax the embargo on Cuba, but supporters of the embargo say their efforts are misguided.
6:34 Theatre and other arts groups are anticipating a big boost in funding when the next state budget goes into effect in July. The only thing that could stop the funding is the governor's veto pen.
6:04 A ProPublica investigation earlier this month revealed unusual Medicare billing patterns among a number of Florida healthcare providers. According to the U.S. attorney, unusual billing patterns are a red flag for fraud.